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Moroccan King Congratulates Algerian President on Re-election – MAP

. Maghreb Arab Press (Rabat, Morocco, April 18, 2014) — King Mohammed VI sent a letter of congratulations to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika following his re-election to the presidency of his country. In the letter, the Moroccan Sovereign expressed his warmest congratulations and best wishes for health, peace, and well-being to the Algerian president and

Sufi Festival Inspires Young Moroccans – Magharebia

. Magharebia, by Siham Ali (Fes, Morocco, April 18, 2014) — The Fes Festival of Sufi Culture, which runs through Saturday, April 19th in Morocco’s spiritual capital, is more than just entertainment. At a time of growing fundamentalism and radicalism, Sufi Islam can combat backward ideology, participants and visitors agree. The annual celebration “allows people

Algeria’s President Bouteflika Wins Fourth Term – BBC News Africa

. * Click here to watch BBC News video report * . BBC News Africa (Algiers, Algeria, April 18, 2014) — Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote, the interior minister has said. The 77-year-old leader, who suffered a stroke last year and rarely


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